Top Five Stories From Wednesday You Must Read Today

Nov 29 - by Mutwiri Mutuota for sportpesa news

Gor leave it late to sink Nyasa, Kotoko supporters flood social media to chide Kariobangi Sharks

Paris Saint-Germain's French defender Presnel Kimpembe(L) vies with Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Liverpool FC at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, on November 28, 2018.PHOTO/ AFP

  • The CAF and UEFA champion league competitions took centre stage on Wednesday night 
  • Overseas, Liverpool FC hopes of progressing to the knockout phase of Europe’s premier competition took a severe dent when the English Premier League high fliers lost 1-2 to Paris St. Germain
  • The reactions from Manchester United FC’s last minute victory over Young Boys rumbled on with manager Jose Mourinho defending his exuberant reaction on Wednesday sparked by Maroune Fellaini’s winner 



NAIROBI, Kenya- The CAF and UEFA champion league competitions took centre stage on Wednesday night with SportPesa Premier League (SPL) winners, Gor Mahia FC requiring a last-gasp winner to sink the hard fighting Nyasa Big Bullets FC of Malawi 1-0 in Nairobi.

Overseas, Liverpool FC hopes of progressing to the knockout phase of Europe’s premier competition took a severe dent when the English Premier League high fliers lost 1-2 to Paris St. Germain at the Parc de Princes.

Back home, supporters of Ghanaian titans, Asante Kotoko flooded social media to chide SPL side Kariobangi Sharks FC who are on the brink of facing them in the first round of the CAF Confederations Cup following their emphatic 6-1 thrashing of Djibouti side, Arta Solar 7 on Tuesday.

The reactions from Manchester United FC’s last minute victory over Young Boys rumbled on with manager Jose Mourinho defending his exuberant reaction on Wednesday sparked by Maroune Fellaini’s winner. 

To round off the top five stories from Wednesday on SportPesa News you must read today, NBA leading Toronto Raptors kept up their winning momentum with a 122-114 success over Memphis Grizzlies.

Gor Finally Crack Nyasa In Tough CAF Champions League Tie

NAIROBI, Kenya- SportPesa Premier League (SPL) champions, Gor Mahia  FC left it very late to sink stubborn visitors Nyasa Big Bullets FC of Malawi 1-0 in their CAF Champions League preliminary round first leg encounter at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani in Nairobi on Wednesday night. The winner came in the 94th minute by Bernard Ondieki who came in as a substitute in the tough match that saw two goals by the home side ruled out by the centre referee in the 54th and 81st. READ MORE

Kotoko Chide Sharks On Solar7 CAF Confederation Thumping

NAIROBI, Kenya- The massive 6-1 victory by SportPesa Shield champions, Kariobangi Sharks FC against Arta Solar7 FC of Djibouti in a CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round fixture in Nairobi on Tuesday evening has send cold shivers into the spines of supporters of Ghanaian side, Asante Kotoko FC. Kotoko are likely to face Sharks in the next round of the matches after the return leg in Carta against Solar7 on December 4. READ MORE

PSG Defeat Liverpool To Close In On CL Last 16

PARIS, France- Neymar got what proved to be the winning goal as Paris Saint-Germain breathed life into their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 victory over Liverpool on Wednesday that leaves last season's runners-up dangerously close to an early exit. Juan Bernat and Neymar scored to put PSG in control in the first half in the French capital, but a James Milner penalty on the stroke of half-time ensured this pivotal game remained in the balance until the death. READ MORE

Kyle Lowry Leads Toronto Raptors To Sixth Straight Win

LOS ANGELES, United States- Kyle Lowry tallied 24 points as the NBA-leading Toronto Raptors continued their dominance by storming back from a 17-point deficit to beat the resurgent Memphis Grizzlies 122-114 on Tuesday. Four-time all-star Lowry, who also had six assists, has now scored in double figures in 16 consecutive games against the Grizzlies. READ MORE

Mourinho Defends His Reaction In United, Young Boys UCL Clash

LONDON, United Kingdom- Jose Mourinho once again stole the show from his players, smashing drinks crates to the ground after Marouane Fellaini's late winner took Manchester United into the Champions League knockout stages and eliciting headlines on Wednesday such as "Bottle of Red". The volatile 55-year-old Portuguese -- whose mood swings and barbed remarks about virtually all his players and the transfer policy of the board have cast a pall over the club this season -- said the violence of his reaction was the product of several factors. READ MORE